Red Sox reliever Bobby Jenks was arrested Friday morning in Lee County, Florida and charged with five counts, including DUI. Jenks was also charged with three counts of property damage and also leaving the scene of the accident. Jenks was held in jail for several hours before posting bail. For more details on the arrest, including the complete arrest report, click here.
Jenks, currently on the 60-day disabled list, struggled through an injury-riddled first season in Boston, posting a 6.32 ERA in 19 games.
The scheduled trial date for all five counts is April 9, 2012. News of the arrest was first reported by Brian MacPherson of the Providence Journal.
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The Celtics made if official on Friday, signing Ryan Hollins for the rest of the season. To make room for Hollins on the roster, they requested waivers on forward Chris Wilcox, who will undergo heart surgery later this month and miss the rest of the season. By asking for waivers on Wilcox, they will be unable to re-sign him for at least a year.
The 7-foot Hollins is expected to be in Philadelphia when the Celtics player the 76ers on Friday night. He's a six-year vet who has bounced around from Charlotte to Dallas to Minnesota and Cleveland. In 24 games with the Cavs this season, Hollins averaged 3.7 points and 2.3 rebounds. He is expected to provide depth at center behind Kevin Garnett.
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Tight end Jeremy Shockey has denied that he was the whistle-blower that led to an investigation resulting in the uncovering of the Saints' bounty program.
The idea was floated out there Thursday by retired defensive tackle Warren Sapp, who tweeted, "Just Heard Who The Snitch Was" and responded "BINGO!" upon someone guessing Shockey was the whistle-blower. Shockey initially responded by denying it, and later tweeted a picture of a text message from Saints coach Sean Payton saying he didn't believe the tight end was involved with getting the team in trouble. The text message from Payton read:
"Shock your my guy and always will be!! I know you had nothing to do with that stuff sap said!! Hell you were in the offensive mtgs with me!!! Love ya. Sean"
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The Bruins couldn't keep up with the Sharks, falling in San Jose by a 2-1 score Thursday.
A Milan Lucic giveaway in the first period led to Joe Pavelski's 27th goal of the season just 3:57 into the game, and the Sharks added to their lead with a Daniel Winnik goal early in the third period. Zdeno Chara broke up Antti Niemi's shutout bid with 4:15 remaining in regulation, but the B's were unable to get the equalizer.
The loss keeps Boston at 87 points on the season. With 73 games played, they remain three points ahead of the Senators with one game in hand.
The B's will remain out west, as they will face the Kings on Saturday and the Ducks on Saturday.
After a frenetic first half, the Celtics settled down and played their kind of game in a 100-91 win over the Bucks in Milwaukee. The win guaranteed the Celtics would at least finish with a .500 record on their eight-game road trip.
It also put some distance between them and the Bucks who are in ninth place in the Eastern Conference and left them a half game behind Philadelphia for first place in the Atlantic Division. They finish their trip in Philly on Friday night.
The Celtics broke open a close game in the fourth quarter and it was the unit of Avery Bradley, Greg Stiemsma and Keyon Dooling -- along with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett -- that got the job done. Defensively, the Bucks scored just 33 points in the second half. Dooling made all four of his shots and Stiemsma finished with six points, four rebounds, three assists, four steals and five blocks. Mickael Pietrus added 13 points.
Pierce led the scoring with 25 points...
Dale, Michael and Jerry dig into the details of this draft for the Patriots with ESPN's Mike Reiss.
Giardi and Price discuss the Tom Brady appeal getting overturned and Roger Goodell's victory tour. The guys can't believe the victory lap and some of his behavior. The more you listen to him, the more frustrating his behavior becomes.
Giardi and Price break down how the teams in the AFC East altered their futures after the NFL Draft weekend.
Sam Packard is joined by Celtics 2nd Round draft pick Abdel Nader to discuss his path to the the NBA and how he plans to improve his game. Sam then talks to Player Development Coach Nick Friedman from Elite Skills Training, the pre-Draft camp Nader attended. Friedman also gives his opinion on the Celtics performance at summer league and the development of Jaylen Brown.
Isaiah Thomas talks to Glenn and Lou about why he loves Boston, the NBA Money Bump, oh, and some Durant guy
Danny Ainge joins Glenn and Christian to explain the Celtics draft process; and he also discusses the trade rumors that permeated the night.
Drew Pomeranz looked stronger in his second Red Sox start but the offense wasn't there to back him up tonight. Mut recaps the 4-2 loss to the Tigers. Thoughts on the manager, the bullpen, and your Sox calls as well.
Joe Castiglione & Tim Neverett talked to the new Sox reliever, who got his first save for the team today against the Twins.
Christian recaps the Sox 2-1 loss to the Twins. Eduardo Rodriguez had a good showing tonight but couldn't get the run support needed to secure a W. Thoughts on all of that as well as your calls on Red Sox Review.
Joey Mac joins Ken Laird on his Saturday show to discuss the David Backes addition and Loui Eriksson departure in NHL free agency
DJ and Pete continue to assess the season that was for the Bruins and look toward the future for the franchise and how they can improve.
DJ and Pete are together for the final Sunday Skate of the season. They get into their overall thoughts on the season, the Bruins keeping Claude Julien on as head coach and the end-of-season press conferences last week. They discuss the rebuild process, what the Bruins need and how they can obtain it. Plenty of callers have their own theories and opinions on all of these topics as well.
Respected journalist Jackie MacMullan is forced to spend ten minutes listening to previous show renditions of Gary Tanguay's erotic writings, including from his novel 'Love in a Day.'
Dino, Gary Tanguay and Jackie MacMullan discuss the state of the presidential race, including whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton have driven any voters from one side of the political spectrum to the other.
ESPN's Jackie MacMullan are in studio to discuss the state of the Celtics, including Gerald Green's signing over the weekend and a glut of players on the roster.
Glenn and Tom Caron talk about Michael Jordan's letter where he calls for a halt to gun violence. They also talk about MJ's timing in using this platform; something he'd not done in the past.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz was booed by her Constituency at a breakfast to kick off the DNC, and Glenn and Tom Caron discuss what that means for the Convention.
Glenn and Tom Caron talk about the Aroldis Chapman trade; looking at what the Cubs gave up, the price for Relievers might be too steep for the Sox to consider.
Dale and Holley close out the show with the day's best sound.
The guys welcome back Michael from vacation and give him crap for his outfit.
We look back at some of the classic temper tantrums of athletes and coaches.
Kirk Minihane is joined by Boston comedy legend Lenny Clarke. If you are a fan of stand up comedy this is the podcast for you. Kirk and Lenny talk about Carlin, Pryor, Williams, Murphy and many more.
Kirk Minihane is joined by former ESPN ombudsman and New York Times writer Robert Lipsyte. Kirk and Robert discuss the current state of ESPN and how Robert feels he did in his role as ombudsman. They both criticize ESPN for the lack of journalism at ESPN and look at some of the curious decisions the world wide leader has made in the past few years.
Kirk Minihane is joined by Lenny Dykstra to talk about his book, his life pleasing older women, and Lenny tries to avoid his past issues with money. This is one explosive episode.
Christian Fauria and Dr Gill talk about what you need to do to be in the best shape to help your golf game. What exercises you should and shouldn't be doing so you can impress on the course.
Uncle Buck breaks down the WWE Draft and the new rosters for Monday Night Raw and Smackdown Live.
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Donald Trump's wife Melania was caught lifting parts of Michelle Obama's 2008 speech at the opening night of the Republican National Convention. Kirk, Gerry and Mike Mutnansky react.More from this show